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What does the SandboxieRpcSs.exe file do?

The SandboxieRpcSs.exe process is also known as Sandboxie COM Services (RPC) and is a part of Sandboxie. This software is produced by tzuk or, as the case may be, Sandboxie Holdings. An obsolete or defective version of SandboxieRpcSs.exe can cause problems for your computer that can range from slowness to error messages such as these:

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What you should know about SandboxieRpcSs.exe Sandboxie COM Services

SandboxieRpcSs.exe is not part of Windows, but it is important nonetheless. SandboxieRpcSs.exe is found in a subdirectory of "C:\Program Files". Frequently occurring are file sizes such as 12,288 bytes (50% of all these files), 27,920 bytes or, as the case may be, 26,824 bytes.
The application does not have a visible window, and does not appear on the taskbar. This file is no part of Microsoft Windows. For this reason, 39% of all experts consider this file to be a possible threat. The probability that it can cause harm is high.

If you see this file on your hard drive or in Windows Task Manager, please make sure that it is not a malicious variant. It's a fact that many trojans try to cloak their true identity by calling themselves SandboxieRpcSs.exe. With the above information or by using tools like Security Task Manager you can determine if, in your case, the file is an undesirable variant.

What do other computer users say about SandboxieRpcSs?

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Summary: One user judges SandboxieRpcSs.exe to be an essential file that should not be touched. source: file.net

How to uninstall Sandboxie

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To remove Sandboxie COM Services from your computer, please follow the manual instructions below or use an automatic uninstaller product.

  1. Click the Windows Start Button. In Windows 8, look for Control Panel.
  2. Click Control Panel.
  3. Click Uninstall a program.
  4. Look for Sandboxie in the list of available programs.
  5. Click Uninstall.

How to tell if SandboxieRpcSs.exe (Sandboxie COM Services) was uninstalled cleanly

After uninstalling, restart your computer. Then start Windows Explorer and see if there is still a folder with the name of the software under C:\Program Files. Be sure to check the Registry as well for remnants of Sandboxie COM Services. To do this, start "Regedit", then look under "HKEY_LOCAL_MACHINE" > "Software" for Sandboxie COM Services or the name of the producer. Always keep in mind that only a computer professional should ever directly delete entries in the Windows Registry.

What to do if a program does not uninstall

The easiest way to remove any kind of software cleanly and accurately is to use an uninstaller tool. Because the uninstaller automatically creates a backup, there is no risk of anything going wrong.

Last but not least

If Windows not working quite right for you, or if startup is taking a long time, or SandboxieRpcSs.exe is causing problems for you, a good Windows diagnostic tool may very well help. This is especially effective when it comes to older computers that have accumulated vast quantities of "garbage data" as the result of many software installs and uninstalls.

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